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Daylighting Controls Resource List

DaylightingA list of publications that discuss daylighting controls.

Occupancy Sensor Testing

This NLPIP report highlights occupancy sensors for industrial and commercial use and provides guidance for equipment selection and successful installation. It explains performance characteristics such as coverage area, coverage pattern, field of view, sensitivity, and time delay. It covers passive infrared, ultrasonic, and dual-technology (hybrid) occupancy sensors.

The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes

Lighting Pattern Book for HomesWhether you are building a new home or remodeling, The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes can help you design attractive, energy-efficient lighting for the kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, home office, hallway, stairway, or porch. This 222-page book illustrates prototype designs or "patterns" for energy-efficient lighting suitable for typical homes. Information on lighting products and techniques enables the architect, interior designer, electrical contractor, building professional, or do-it-yourself homeowner to design quality lighting for the home. Chapter 7 of this book discusses lighting controls for homeowners. Originally published in spiral-bound and hardcover editions, this book may be downloaded at no charge.

 

 



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